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Old 03-04-2013, 02:20 PM   #196
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Originally Posted by fastdadio View Post
The above highlighted terms are unacceptable to me when read in a technical service bulletin.
What exactly is the original source of this "document"? Are you sure that it was a TSB?


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Shift motors have to wake up? BS! Motors or servos don't have to 'wake up'.
Perhaps "warm up" would be a better choice of words.


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Needless wear and tear on moving parts resulting in decreased service life.
It could be that the motors will last 50 years instead of 80. Why worry about it (unless you have good reason to believe that the Ford engineers missed something)?


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'May'? Either it does it, or it does not do it by design. Pick one. The term 'may' does not apply to mechanical/electrical cycles.
It may or may not do it dependent upon a number of conditions. What's wrong with that?

For example: On a warm day, the cooling fan may turn on.
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